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Lin, Grace.
New York : Dell Dragonfly, 2002
IL K-3, RL 2.4
ISBN 0553112546
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A family of five create a beautiful kite together in the book Kite Flying by Grace Lin.  Each family member contributes to the making of the kite and then enjoys a day together flying the kite as a family.

The author adds the history of kite making in China.  She explains how kites are used in ceremonies and how kite flying spread to different parts of the world She also writes about the scientific uses of kites.  She ends her book with illustrations of colorful and symbolic examples of kites.

This book is a colorful expression of Chinese culture and family.  (Betty Austin-Byrd,, college student)

SUBJECTS:     Kites -- Fiction.

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